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Thoughts About Integrity

Today’s commentary will be an act of walking on eggshells and being careful to not be too judgmental. This is made trickier due to the amount of criminality and lack of character that takes place in full view of the … Continue reading

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Be True To Yourself

The great social reformer and abolitionist Frederick Douglass wrote, “I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the wrath of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.” The main thing … Continue reading

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Trustworthy

The best relationships are built and maintained on mutual respect and trust. This truism has been affirmed throughout the ages in relationships of personal and social natures. Trust is important in human relationships and in our relationships with other animals. … Continue reading

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Does Truth Matter?

The subject of truth is one littered with booby traps and dead ends. The truth is something we all have an opinion about. This week I overheard a woman sadly ask her companion, “Does the truth even matter anymore?” I … Continue reading

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Living Our Own Truths

My college psychology instructor was famous on campus for saying profound statements. Often his sayings were very simple and to the point. That point usually stung someplace sensitive in his students’ minds. Once he said something like this: “You might … Continue reading

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Trust Issues

A statement that was often repeated years ago by one of my late great-aunts. has remained at the back of my mind. “Trust is your gift to give, not something to be earned.” The little saying has probably kept its … Continue reading

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To Be Honest

Because this post reflects upon the concept of honesty, I should probably set the record straight about how I largely came to my views about the importance of this virtue. That is, like most humans, I learned about honesty through … Continue reading

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